Hugh Worthington

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Hugh Worthington
Born (1752-06-21)June 21, 1752
Died July 26, 1813(1813-07-26) (aged 61)
Resting place Bunhill Fields
Alma mater Daventry Academy
Occupation Academic and clergy
Years active Late-18th century – early-19th century

Hugh Worthington (21 June 1752 – 26 July 1813), was a British Arian divine. He was born in Leicester, and studied at the Daventry Academy under Caleb Ashworth. Worthington was a pastor at Salters' Hall, London, from 1782; a trustee of Dr Daniel Williams's foundations, 1785; and was a lecturer on classics and logic from 1786 to 1789. He published sermons and other writings.[1]

He died on 26 July 1813, and was buried in Bunhill Fields burial ground.

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  1. ^ Lee 1903, p. 1,438.

Further reading[edit]

  • Gordon, Alexander; Webb, R. K. (reviewer) (2004). "Worthington, Hugh (1752–1813)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/29991.  (subscription required)
  • Jones, J. A., ed. (1849). Bunhill Memorials: sacred reminiscences of three hundred ministers and other persons of note, who are buried in Bunhill Fields, of every denomination. London: James Paul. p. 335.